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What could cause unusual smelling vagina odors?

What could cause unusual smelling vagina odors?

May be an infection: A normal vagina has certain bacteria that must remain in balance to keep the area clean and healthy. Things like harsh cleansers, sexual intercourse and infections can offset this balance. An odor associated with itching, burning or unusual discharge can mean you have a bacterial infection. Such an infection needs to be diagnosed by your doctor and treated with antibiotics. ...Read more

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WHAT WOULD CAUSE A FISHY VAGINA ODOR?BEEN ON METROINIDAZOLE VAGINA GEL FOR 7 DAYS FOR BV WITH NO IMPROVEMENT.ALSO HAVE PELVIC AND LOWER BACK PAIN.

WHAT WOULD CAUSE A FISHY VAGINA ODOR?BEEN ON METROINIDAZOLE VAGINA GEL FOR 7 DAYS FOR BV WITH NO IMPROVEMENT.ALSO HAVE PELVIC AND LOWER BACK PAIN.

More serious: This may be more serious than just a vaginal infection. Please see your doctor as you may need hospital treatment and more or different antibiotics ...Read more

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What causes a musty odor in vagina?

What causes a musty odor in vagina?

Uncertain: If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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Bad odor on my my vagina, what causes it?

Bad odor on my my vagina, what causes it?

Could be: Poor hygiene or an infection. If you have a change in color, texture, odor or amount of vaginal discharge ; problems such as pain, itching burning with urination or sex or redness/swelling then it is best to see your gynecologist for evaluation ; accurate assessment. ...Read more

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What can cause a sweet but strong odor in your vagina?

What can cause a sweet but strong odor in your vagina?

Vaginal odor varies: Vag odor may vary with activity or even with diet. Citrus fruits may cause sweet smell or taste. Normal vag odor may be "musky".A fishy odor suggests a bacterial vaginosis. A foul odor may suggest the std trichomonas.Use of lubricants or birth control options can change the odor.Yeast infections may smell like bread, and often have a thick white discharge.The presence of blood changes the odor. ...Read more

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Why does my vagina always stay moist n sometimes cause an odor n irritation?

Why does my vagina always stay moist n sometimes cause an odor n irritation?

Unsure: The vagina contains many different bacteria and even some yeast - all of which keeps the vagina healthy and in balance. When that balance is disturbed you can have an overgrowth of one or more of the bacteria or of the yeast, causing increased discharge, odor, itch, etc. See your doctor for evaluation and treatment. ...Read more

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The past week have been having light noticeable odor to vagina, no discharge. What could cause this?

Vaginosis: There are many minor vaginal infections possible, and many are noticed by an odor especially after intercourse. A culture of the vagina can tell your provider how to treat this condition. A "new" sexual contact may have resulted in this condition, as many transmittable infections are without symptoms in a male. ...Read more

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Can HPV cause a bad smelling odor in the vagina? If not what else could be contributing to bad smells?

Can HPV cause a bad smelling odor in the vagina? If not what else could be contributing to bad smells?

No: Hpv doesn't cause a bad odor. But there may be a different bacterial infection or trichamonas. Retained tampons also can cause a very foul odor. Examination is a good idea. ...Read more